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Mental Health First Aid Awareness

Course Aims

This course is a self learning, knowledge only course designed to give you a basic understanding of what is meant by 'Mental Health First Aid' and what it's implications are for the Workforce. The course has been designed to be completed in around 1 hour.


60 minutes

Learning Objectives

What is mental health first aid?
Mental health first aid is about being able to recognise the signs and symptoms of common mental health illnesses and guiding an individual towards the right support.

The course is designed to educate learners and to help reduce the stigmatisation of mental illness in the workplace.

Passing the assessment, enables learners to be designated as the Mental Health First Aider for their organisation. The course modules include guidance on:

  • What is First Aid for mental health
  • Identifying mental health conditions
  • Providing advice and starting a conversation

Learners gain knowledge in recognising the signs and signals of mental health conditions; understanding how these conditions may affect colleagues, other site workers and the general public; and how to provide initial support and guidance.


This course is accredited by the CPD Certification Service

Renewal Recommendation - We recommend you renew this course on an annual basis or in accordance with your Company competence management system.